fish spoon

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 04-04-2012 08:51 PM 1494 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a fish eat fish world. carved from elk antler. 11” long. I do this same spoon out of wood but decided to test myself and see if I could do it out of elk antler. It worked.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 10:20 PM

Perfect for eating my clam chowder! Great job!

Thanks for posting!
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#2 posted 04-05-2012 12:20 AM

That sure is a cool looking spoon, Steve. I envy your talent. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#3 posted 04-05-2012 01:59 AM

oh yeah, I do like!

-- Kevin, Indiana

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 04:27 AM

That’s pretty cool! Good carving!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 11:13 AM

Thanks for sharing this beautyfull spoon. You did a great job.

-- Douwe

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#6 posted 04-05-2012 11:17 AM

what a cool carving. i fish most summer mornings, so this spoon is a treat to see.

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#7 posted 04-05-2012 11:18 AM

This is a very nice carving. It’s very creative.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 04-05-2012 11:44 AM

Hi,Steve.Very interesting this spoon.


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#9 posted 04-05-2012 10:01 PM

Very cool spoon idea, well done!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#10 posted 04-09-2012 01:57 AM

Unique, cool design and nicely carved too!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#11 posted 06-08-2012 01:23 AM

Somehow I missed this. Really cool design and the texture of the antler gives it a certain ‘relic’ look. Love it!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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